Twitterati slam Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Saif Ali Khan for 'Nepotism' chant

Jul 17, 2017, 22:44 IST | IANS

Varun Dhawan, Saif Ali Khan and Karan Johar at IIFA Awards

After sparking off a controversy with his nepotism debate at the IIFA Awards in New Jersey over the weekend, filmmaker Karan Johar, actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan received flak on social media with Twitteraties calling their act 'disappointing'. Karan and Saif, who were hosting the gala, revisited the much-talked about issue that started in Bollywood when 'Queen' star Kangana Ranaut branded Karan as a "flagbearer of nepotism" on his chat show.When Varun Dhawan joined the two actors on the stage at the Metlife Stadium to receive the Best Performance in a Comic Role for 'Dishoom', Saif joked that the actor had made it big in the industry because of his father, director David Dhawan. "You are here because of your papa," Saif Ali Khan quipped.Varun said: "And you're here because of your mummy (veteran actress Sharmila Tagore)."Karan then promptly added: "I am here because of my papa (late filmmaker Yash Johar)."They then said in unison: "Nepotism rocks". On Twitter, a string of criticism followed, describing what the personalities said as unfunny and joking about actress Kangana Ranaut in her absence. Here are some tweets:

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